[Msa-discuss] Queer modernisms course

Bozorth, Richard rbozorth at mail.smu.edu
Tue Feb 9 22:54:58 EST 2010


If you're interested in including canonical modernist poets, you might consider Auden, Crane, and Cavafy.

Rick Bozorth
Southern Methodist University

On Feb 9, 2010, at 9:41 PM, "Adam McKible" <adam.mckible at verizon.net<mailto:adam.mckible at verizon.net>> wrote:


"Smoke, Lilies, and Jade" by Richard Bruce Nugent, if you want to include an African American author.

On Feb 9, 2010, at 7:36 PM, Petra Dierkes-Thrun wrote:

Dear MSA list members,

I am thinking of putting together an undergraduate course on Queer Modernisms for next year and would love some input for possible texts/authors to put on the syllabus.  This course will be taught in a Comparative Literature department, so besides the usual suspects (Forster, Radclyffe Hall, H.D., Sackville-West, Djuna Barnes ...) it should include some French, German, Italian, or Slavic etc. texts and authors as well.  I would also like to include examples of visual culture (Claude Cahun?) and films (Nazimova's Salome).  Any suggestions greatly appreciated!

Petra Dierkes-Thrun
Stanford University


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